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Season: 1 | 2
Year: 1985 | 1986 | 1987


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Supergran and the Magic Ray

20 January 1985
Roderick Campbell, a real Scunner of a man, has stolen Inventor Black's latest, greatest invention, a Magic Ray Machine that can turn ordinary people into super people. Frail old Granny Smith, who is watching her grandson Willy play football in Chisleton park, gets hits by the magic ray and instantly becomes Supergran, the most powerful granny in the world.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black
Holly English ... Edison
Iam Towell ... Willard
Lee Marshall ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles
Gwen Doran ... Petunia Preston
Brian Hogg ... Referee
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)

Season 1, Episode 2: Supergran and the Skimmer

27 January 1985
Inventor Black is warmly invited to exhibit his latest invention, the Skimmer, at the prestigious Modern Times exhibition in Chisleton. So, Supergran takes it for a test run. Once The Scunner Campbell gets wind of the new all purpose vehicle, he steals it and presents it to his former cell-mate Roly Roofless. Together they plan to use it as the ultimate getaway vehicle in a silver bouillon caper.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black
Holly English ... Edison
Iam Towell ... Willard
Lee Marshall ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles

Michael Elphick ... Roly Roofless
Derek Deadman ... Clint
Terry Joyce ... P.C. Rupert Leekie
Les Wilde ... Postman Pugh
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)
Ben Holst ... Ben (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 3: Supergran and the Course of True Love

3 February 1985
Eccentric Scotish millionaire Angus McSporran comes to Chisleton to ask Supergran for his hand in marriage. Simultaniously, the Scunner Campbell is also the Black Pudding Heiress Lady Valerie Glutt. Supergran doesn't like the thought of either of these romantic pairings.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black (credit only)
Holly English ... Edison
Iam Towell ... Willard
Lee Marshall ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles

Billy Connolly ... Angus McSporran

Patsy Rowlands ... Lady Valerie Glutt
Peggy Ann Clifford ... Baroness Glutt
Clive Conway ... B.R. Official
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)

Season 1, Episode 4: Supergran and the Pearl of Pinnell's End

10 February 1985
The Scunner plans to grab the fabled Pearl of Pinnels End right from under the chin of Mrs. Digby Day by using Inventor Black's latest, greatest invention: the Invisible Shield.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black
Holly English ... Edison
Iam Towell ... Willard
Lee Marshall ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles
Gwen Doran ... Petunia Preston
Shirley Winters ... Mrs Digby Day
Christina D'Ambrosie ... Teacher
Terry Joyce ... P.C. Rupert Leekie
Ralph Hawkes ... Museum Guard
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)
Brian Hogg ... Referee (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 5: Supergran and the Super Match

17 February 1985
The Chisleton Athletics are facing off against the unbeatable Mighty Rovers and even with the encouragement of Supergran, it seems like the hometown boys stand no chance at all. The Scunner Campbell is also betting on the Chisleton team, because he owes Vincent Eleven 2.000 pounds by Saturday.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black
Iam Towell ... Willard
Holly English ... Edison
Lee Marshall ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles
George Best ... Himself

Roy Kinnear ... Cyril Small
Michael McStay ... Vincent Eleven
Jon Iles ... Gary Bootle
Terry Joyce ... P.C. Rupert Leekie
George Orwin ... Norman Earnshaw
Alan Hockey ... Bookie
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)
Ben Holst ... Ben (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 6: Supergran Grounded

24 February 1985
The honorable Bertrand Battenburg visits Chisleton and Mad Mick of Merseyside is out to replace him with a mechanical double (and kidnap the original copy). Unfortunately, Supergran, who is supposed to protect the Battenburg boy, gets hits on the head with a log thrown by Geoff Capes and loses her superpowers. Meanwhile, the Scunner plans to get his hands on the honorable Bertie himself in order to rise up from the bottom position on the Top 50 criminals league.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black (credit only)
Holly English ... Edison
Iam Towell ... Willard
Lee Marshall ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles
Geoff Capes ... Himself
Nick Stringer ... Mad Mick
Andrew Forbes ... Hon. Bertrand Battenberg / Robot
Terry Joyce ... PC Rupert Leekie
Sheila Steafel ... Lady Battenberg (voice)
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)

Season 1, Episode 7: Supergran and the Magic Ian

3 March 1985
Supergran comes to the aid of The Great Renaldo (birth name: Ronald MacDonald) and his mother Clinging Ivey. Once a great magician, Renaldo lost his confidence after being tricked out of his act (and applause) by Fabulous O'Finnigan. Supergran proposes to use Inventor Black's new Manual Hypnotizer machine on Renaldo. Meanwhile, wanting to thwart the Tartan Tornado at every turn, The Scunner invites Fabulous O'Finnigan to Renaldo's comeback show.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black
Holly English ... Edison
Iam Towell ... Willard
Lee Marshall ... Tub
Alan Snell ... Noodles
Brian Lewis ... Dustin
Irene Handl ... Clinging Ivey
Tim Wylton ... The Great Ronaldo
Derry Power ... The Fabulous O'Finnegan
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)
Ben Holst ... Ben (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 8: Supergran and the TV Villains

10 March 1985
While Supergran is taking driving lessons, the rest of Chisleton is excited about the arrival of film company Convix Pix. Little do they know that mega producer Vince van Perfect is merely the Scunner Campbell in disguise and planning to rob the Big Ben Clockshop.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black
Holly English ... Edison
Iam Towell ... Willard
Lee Marshall ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles

Burt Kwouk ... Himself
Mo Morland ... Tanya the Traffic Warden
Robert Austin ... Inspector Muggins
Andrew Burt ... Desperate Desmond
Terry Joyce ... PC Rupert Leekie
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)

Season 1, Episode 9: Supergran and the Doppelganger

17 March 1985
Glaswegian master of disguise Greta Garboils teams with the Scunner and dresses up like Supergran (with the Muscles posing as Willie & Edison) to commit crimes. Soon the real Supergran is arrested and put on bread and water in the Chisleton police station.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran / Greta Garboils
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black (credit only)
Holly English ... Edison
Iam Towell ... Willard
Lee Marshall ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles
Robert Austin ... Inspector Muggins
Marlene Sidaway ... Miss Pinchpenny
Terry Joyce ... P.C. Rupert Leekie
Bobby Pattinson ... Arnold Carter
Alistair Pirrie ... Photographer
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)

Season 1, Episode 10: Supergran and the Day at the Sea

24 March 1985
Supergran and Willie are enjoying a day out in Paddleton upon Sea. However the Scunner and his accomplices are also there, trying to get their hands on the widow Groggelbank's dog.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black (credit only)
Holly English ... Edison (credit only)
Iam Towell ... Willard
Lee Marshall ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)
David Battley ... Police Sergeant
Peter Sowerbutts ... PC Norman

Season 1, Episode 11: Supergran and the Raid on Race Day

31 March 1985
Chisleton has got marathon fever. Even the Scunner and his cronies are practicing, but only so they can rob the Chisleton bank on race day.

Season 1, Episode 12: Supergran and the Raving Beauty Contest

7 April 1985
When Supergran organizes a Chisleton Beauty Contest, the Scunner is tasked by the head of the Gangster Guild to make sure her daughter Wanda ends up the winner.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black
Holly English ... Edison (credit only)
Iam Towell ... Willard
Lee Marshall ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles

Lulu ... Isla St. Porridge

Mary Healey ... Wanda
Damaris Hayman ... Lady Chisleton
Johnny Shannon ... Derek Morbid
Ben Holst ... Ben
Sheila Steafel ... Head of Gangster Guild (voice)
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)

Season 1, Episode 13: Supergran and the Missing Hissing

14 April 1985
The Scunner Campbell is chasing a winning lottery ticket lost by a gust of wind. Mrs. Petunia Preston is missing Cyril the Snake (actually an old vacuum cleaner hose) and now can't perform at the Orphan's Tea Party.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black
Holly English ... Edison
Iam Towell ... Willard
Lee Marshall ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles

Spike Milligan ... Zoo Keeper
Roy Evans ... Roland Rattray
Terry Joyce ... P.C. Rupert Leekie
Gwen Doran ... Mrs. Petunia Preston
Gillian Remington ... Fag Ash Lil
Art Davie ... Bin Man Bert
Ben Holst ... Ben
Killingworth Sword Dancers ... Chisleton Pansies
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 0: Supergran and the World's Worst Circus

24 December 1986
It's five days to Christmas and the Scunner only has half a mince pie. So he has to take a job as a department store Santa. Meanwhile Supergran is trying to get down on his luck circus owner Sid Scouse back into the limelight.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black
Samantha Duffy ... Edison
Michael Graham ... Willard
Hedley Dodd ... Ben
Jason Carrielies ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles

Paul Shane ... Sid Scouse
Rikki Fulton ... Mac McLock
Anna Dawson ... Wendy Whiplash
Gwen Doran ... Petunia Preston
Les Wilde ... Postman Pugh
Eli Woods ... Walt Wiggins
Reg Thompson ... Pepe
Trevor Jones ... Lofty
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 1: Supergran and the Racing Cert

8 March 1987
Poly Roofless, Rollie's younger brother, tells the Scunner to look after Newcastle Brown's prize winning racing pigeon, Fast Flo, in preparation of the great Chisleton pigeon race.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black
Samantha Duffy ... Edison
Michael Graham ... Willard
Jason Carrielies ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles
Gary Glitter ... Newcasle Brown
Daniel Peacock ... Poly Roofless
Derek Deadman ... Clint
Anne Orwin ... Rosy Redlips
Les Wilde ... Postman Pugh
Norma Day ... Edna Pugh
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)

Season 2, Episode 2: Supergran and the Treasure Trovers

15 March 1987
On the day of the annual Chistleton treasure hunt, Insp. Muggins has decided that it is Unlucky Luciano's loot that is to be troved. But the Scunner is after a different treasure: the eggs of the all but extinct flying Diplodocus.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black
Samantha Duffy ... Edison
Michael Graham ... Willard
Jason Carrielies ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles
Ken Campbell ... Unlucky Luciano
Mike Grady ... Maxwell Grouse
Robert Austin ... Inspector Muggins
Terry Joyce ... P.C. Leekie
Peter Sowerbutts ... PC Norman
Hedley Dodd ... Ben
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)

Season 2, Episode 3: Supergran and the Birthday Dambuster

22 March 1987
Dreaming of a life as a RAF hero, the Scunner and his palls sign up for 25 years in the Highland Laddies Regiment. But at the training ground there is not a single airplane in sight. Back in Chisleton, life just isn't the same for Supergran without the Scunner.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell / The greatest flyer in all Bomber Command
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black / Snay
Samantha Duffy ... Edison
Michael Graham ... Willard
Jason Carrielies ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles

Bernard Cribbins ... Officer P. Brain

Leslie Phillips ... P.O.W.
Les Wilde ... Postman Pugh
Brian Hogg ... Referee
Hedley Dodd ... Ben
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)

Season 2, Episode 4: Supergran and the Yankee Doodle's Boodle

29 March 1987
The 4th of July means the start of American week in Chisleton. Scunner tries to take advantage of all the rich American tourist by posing as Livington Campbell, explorer to the stars.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black (credit only)
Samantha Duffy ... Edison
Michael Graham ... Willard
Jason Carrielies ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles

Sue Lloyd ... Hilda, Head of the Gangster's Guild
David Dixon ... Woodrow Z. Loudermilk
Ian Congdon ... Seymour P. Spender
Harry Herring ... I. Squeezem
Gwen Doran ... Petunia Preston
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)

Season 2, Episode 5: Supergran and the Rookie Recruit

5 April 1987
The Chistleton Games are about to take place and the Scunner is trying his luck as an accountant. Only clumsy P.C. Derek Dumpling can stop him on his first day on the job.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black
Samantha Duffy ... Edison
Michael Graham ... Willard
Jason Carrielies ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles
Melvyn Hayes ... P.C. Dumpling
Milton Johns ... Mr. L. Chop
Robert Austin ... Inspector Muggins
Terry Joyce ... P.C. Leekie
Gwen Doran ... Petunia Preston
Harry Herring ... I Squeezum
Hedley Dodd ... Ben
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)

Season 2, Episode 6: Supergran and the State Visit

12 April 1987
The Dutches of Claridge is visiting Chisleton on PC Rupert Leekie's birthday. The Scunner forces himself into the job of 'General'. Unfortunately there is a bit of a mix-up. The Scunner and the police give a royal reception to compulsive kleptomaniac Hatty the Hat at Chisleton Metro, while the actual Dutches gets no reception at all at Chisleton station. So Supergran travels to Royalton in the Skimmer to find out for sure.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black
Samantha Duffy ... Edison
Michael Graham ... Willard
Jason Carrielies ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles
Charles Hawtrey ... Clarence, Duke of Claridge
Gaye Brown ... Madge, Duchess of Claridge
Nichola McAuliffe ... Hatty the Hat Hatterley
Peter De Dee ... Whispering Grass
Alisa Norman ... Joan Joblot
Robert Austin ... Inspector Muggins
Terry Joyce ... P.C. Leekie
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)

Season 2, Episode 7: Chisleton Street Blues

19 April 1987
The Scunner is so heavily in debt that he decides to end it all. Or at least make the world think he's gone to a better place. In reality he's swam to Bird Island, just off the Chisleton coast.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black (credit only)
Samantha Duffy ... Edison
Michael Graham ... Willard
Jason Carrielies ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles
Anna Karen ... Commander S. Obvious
Robert Austin ... Inspector Muggins
Terry Joyce ... P.C. Leekie
Peter Sowerbutts ... PC Norman
Peggy Shields ... Miss Read
Brian Hogg ... Referee
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)
Hedley Dodd ... Ben

Season 2, Episode 8: Supergran and the School for Scoundrels

26 April 1987
When Sid Scoundrel opens a Chisleton branch of his School for Scoundrels, The Scunner, his gang and all the other local crooks quickly enroll.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black (credit only)
Samantha Duffy ... Edison
Michael Graham ... Willard
Jason Carrielies ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles
Harry Fowler ... Sid Scoundrel
Derek Deadman ... Clint
Simon Stravoscoufis ... Timothy Toff
Marcus Hart ... Hesletine
Nora Fulton ... Doris D. Lightful (as Norah Fulton)
Gwen Doran ... Petunia Preston
Robert Austin ... Inspector Muggins
Eddie Angel ... Editor, 'Gangsters Gazette'
Rob Marston ... Umpire
Hedley Dodd ... Ben
Les Wilde ... Postman Pugh
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)

Season 2, Episode 9: Supergran and the Media Star

3 May 1987
TV sets have been exploding all over Chisleton and for once the Scunner isn't to blame, for he's desperate to become a media star himself.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black
Samantha Duffy ... Edison
Michael Graham ... Willard
Jason Carrielies ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles
Michael Medwin ... Cecil Smarm
Eric Bristow ... Himself
Robert Austin ... Inspector Muggins
Terry Joyce ... P.C. Leekie
Gwen Doran ... Petunia Preston
Dennis McIntosh ... Floor Manager

Jean Southern ... Olga Volga
Kenneth Miller ... Man from the Type Writer Shop (as Dr. Kenneth Miller)
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)

Season 2, Episode 10: Supergran Snookered

10 May 1987
When the Scunner finds out unsuccessful cat burglar Catharine Burgler is a natural snooker player, he becomes her sponsor.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black
Samantha Duffy ... Edison (credit only)
Michael Graham ... Willard
Jason Carrielies ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles
Joan Sims ... Cat Burglar
Willie Thorne ... Himself

James Cosmo ... Mr. McBigg

Michael O'Hagan ... Hot Shot Hoolahan
Robert Austin ... Inspector Muggins
Terry Joyce ... P.C. Leekie
Harry Herring ... I Squeezum
Hedley Dodd ... Ben
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)

Season 2, Episode 11: Supergran and the Fancy Dress Fanciers

17 May 1987
Supergran is invited to Empress Rita von Chisleton's annual fancy dress party, but the Scunner isn't. But when a lot of stolen dresses ends up at the party by mistake, the Scunner and his boys get to dress up after all.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black
Samantha Duffy ... Edison
Michael Graham ... Willard
Jason Carrielies ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles

Murray Melvin ... Neville Mince
Val McLane ... Mavis Profit
Terry Joyce ... P.C. Leekie
Gwen Doran ... Petunia Preston
Peggy Gosschalk ... Empress Rita
Eddie Angel ... Fingers Fay
Les Wilde ... Postman Pugh
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)

Season 2, Episode 12: Supergran and the Chronic Crooner

24 May 1987
Most of Chisleton has been deserted on account of Country & Western Week. Too late to leave town, the Scunner sets his mind on managing young hopeful Hank G. Plucker and win the big cash prize.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black
Samantha Duffy ... Edison
Michael Graham ... Willard
Jason Carrielies ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles
John Otway ... Hank G. Plucker
Eddie Kidd ... Himself
Terry Joyce ... P.C. Leekie
Gwen Doran ... Petunia Preston
Robert Austin ... Inspector Muggins
Suzy Coulson ... Dolly Cowpoke
Hedley Dodd ... Ben
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)

Season 2, Episode 13: Supergran and the Heir Apparent

31 May 1987
The Scunner Campbell comes into money when he claims to be the rightful heir to Roderick of Roderick, Great Sporran of the Isles. But to prove his worth, he has to spend the night in the haunted wing of Roderick's castle - on Halloween.
Gudrun Ure ... Supergran
Iain Cuthbertson ... The Scunner Campbell
Bill Shine ... Inventor Black
Samantha Duffy ... Edison
Michael Graham ... Willard
Jason Carrielies ... Tub
Alan Snell ... The Muscles
Brian Lewis ... The Muscles

Patrick Troughton ... Great Sporran of the Isles

John Bluthal ... Inside Legg The Tailor
Pat Coombs ... Miz Witherspoon
Tim Healy ... Riff Raff

Barbara Windsor ... Ethel
Terry Joyce ... P.C. Leekie
Les Wilde ... Postman Pugh
Harry Herring ... I Squeezum
Bill Mitchell ... Reporter (voice) (as Bill McAllister)
Mark Snaith ... Riff Raff's Minder (uncredited)

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